July 12th, 2013
07:57 PM ET

Who is Zimmerman defense team's mystery intern?

Verdict watch - The jury is now deciding the fate of former neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman.

The court has heard from a parade of characters over the past two weeks.

George Zimmerman Trial ContinuesOne face that has stood out from the background, a young African-American woman, who's been quietly observing and assisting George Zimmerman's attorneys throughout the trial.

Her very presence in the courtroom has been controversial.

David Mattingly is OutFront with her story.

Filed under: News • Trayvon Martin • Zimmerman Case
soundoff (22 Responses)
  1. mark

    a black person should not be able to defend someone who is an enemy of obama. An enemy of obama is an enemy of the USA. Why does G. Zimmerman hate freedom?

    July 21, 2013 at 5:53 am | Reply
  2. Doc

    I am white and I think she is hot. No racism here. An educated attractive black woman? Awesome!

    July 18, 2013 at 10:51 am | Reply
  3. FellowIntern

    What's up with these interns this days – taking the law into their own hands? An intern connected to the Asiana Airline crash went beyiond his/her capacity and passed erroneous information that now committed the TV Station to a lawsuit. And now this intern rendering her own verdict about Zimmerman. Why can't she just say, "I am just an intern doing my job"

    July 17, 2013 at 2:22 pm | Reply
  4. carolina

    I would trust girl a lot better that the civil ingineer for TM which wich didn't impress me at all. I see a lot of good things coming on this girls way!!! Good luck to her!!!!!

    July 17, 2013 at 12:41 pm | Reply
  5. carolina

    On the contrary it shouldn't matter what race you are or who you are defending as long as you belive that person, just some of us think one way or another doesn't give us right to assume anything for other persons. I don't believe in racisim but I know some do and the worst part is that is the way kids get educated instead of bringing them out of ignorance and educated in the right way.

    July 17, 2013 at 12:35 pm | Reply
  6. kirpitch

    If this girl is walking down the white neighborhood, all white men will be standing on their knee asking her to marry them.
    I am racist too, by the way. I hate the men of all races (including my own) and love beautiful intelligent women.

    July 17, 2013 at 10:21 am | Reply
  7. I'm_Real

    I work with black people with same agenda she has. You have to get in where you fit in, even if it means turning your back on your own to get ahead in life. But once you leave, it's hard to come back and be accepted.

    July 16, 2013 at 10:17 pm | Reply
  8. Tina S.

    Not aware of her own race, culture or where she came from. Basically she blind to reality. No other race would defense if the case were a different race; especially Hispanic.

    July 15, 2013 at 9:46 pm | Reply
    • trueletterson

      She is a very naive or a ms-educated black women who is doing everything and anything she can or step on anyone to enhance her career opportunity, and her friends, girlfriends, boyfriends, husband, family members and coworkers better watch their backs when dealing with her cause a person like her can never be trusted!

      July 16, 2013 at 6:25 pm | Reply
  9. UmYeah

    @trueletterson.... Zimmerman is Hispanic, not white... Even if he is half white, he is still Hispanic... Obama is half white too.. But self recognizes as black. have you looked in the mirror in regards to what you grandmother used to call " a educated fool"?

    July 15, 2013 at 3:50 pm | Reply
    • trueletterson

      Zimmerman is white his parents are of European descent!

      July 16, 2013 at 6:17 pm | Reply
      • Yusuf

        While I agree, you obviously do not know what Hispanic means.

        July 17, 2013 at 2:08 pm | Reply
      • JT

        Zimmerman's mother is Peruvian of African, Native, and European descent. Zimmerman is multi-racial and probably could have been accepted into the NAACP prior to the killing of Martin.

        July 17, 2013 at 2:19 pm | Reply
        • Angela

          White people work at the NAACP all the time.

          July 20, 2013 at 7:37 pm | Reply
      • Tara

        His mother is Peruvian, father is white.

        July 18, 2013 at 12:40 am | Reply
  10. trueletterson

    More power to this young lady I wish her success in her career her ticket has been punched, she said that before she accepted the volunteer position she asked lead defense attorney Mark O'Mara [a white man] if Zimmerman [ a white man] was racist, she asked a white man if another white man was a racist go figure no disrespect in this instance she is what my grandmother use to call a educated fool.

    July 14, 2013 at 9:43 am | Reply
    • James

      trueletterson, she's educated enough to know what racism is and what it isn't, a lesson you should probably read up on. Racism is saying a non-black man killed a black man and the non-black man should be convicted simply because he's non-black, or simply because that's how black people think that's the way it should be. THAT is racism. And the racist label lies squarely on whoever thinks that's the way it should be.

      July 15, 2013 at 2:33 pm | Reply
      • trueletterson

        And you think you are learned and educated?

        July 16, 2013 at 5:32 pm | Reply
    • Tina S.

      Exactly what she appears to be. Mind twisted. Some of my family members are that way-the younger ones.

      July 15, 2013 at 9:50 pm | Reply
      • trueletterson

        True I think mind twisted is more like it they have been taught it's ok to sell them self to the devil just for "success" without understanding what success really is then when reality hit them in the face at about age 40 after they have thrown everyone under the bus and have been everybody hoe and they don't have the corner office then they want to blame others

        July 16, 2013 at 6:39 pm | Reply
  11. Joey at Purdue Univ

    "Yeah, look... a word to the wise. Stay in the private sector. That Nassau defense attorney's game? They use our chips for coasters." (Rounders)

    July 12, 2013 at 9:34 pm | Reply

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